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Zach LaVine’s dunk contest was just one big Kobe tribute

Zach LaVine’s dunk contest was just one big Kobe tribute

I was in the building for Zach LaVine’s sublime dunk contest performance. I can tell you from being there, he electrified the crowd and owned the building. LaVine’s effortless gliding through the air makes you wonder if he held anything back just so he can wow us again someday. Yet I couldn’t help but wonder [...]

February 15, 2015 John - Red's Army (@RedsArmy_John) Around the NBA 6

Red’s Army presents FanFriday #65: “Celtics Mike”

Red’s Army presents FanFriday #65: “Celtics Mike”

Happy Friday everyone, and I hope you enjoy this long overdue edition of the latest  installment of “Fan Friday” . Mike C. is a 26 year old Celtics fan who hails from E.Hartford, Connecticut. Mike first became interested in the Boston Celtics during the 2004-05 season. Doc Rivers had just taken over for Jim O’Brien/John Carroll. [...]

February 13, 2015 KWAPT (@KWAPT) Around the NBA, Fan Friday, Red's Army 4

Watch old friend Von Wafer lose his sh*t in China

Watch old friend Von Wafer lose his sh*t in China

Scroll to the :19 mark and the chippy, borderline dirty play escalates to a vicious low-blow by Von Wafer. Wafer exits the court in style – by tossing a chair into the stands. Wafer played in 58 games for the 2010-11 Celtics. Unfortunately, his most memorable moment may have been a locker room confrontation with [...]

February 13, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 12

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics plan to keep Tayshaun Prince?!?!

Your Morning Dump… Where the Celtics plan to keep Tayshaun Prince?!?!

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Word is the Celtics intend to keep Tayshaun Prince through next week’s deadline to see if they can make use of Prince’s $7.7 million salary in [...]

February 13, 2015 Jay Brandon Bass, Marcus Thornton, Rumors, Tayshaun Prince, The Morning Dump 18

Rumors: Kanter wants out of Utah, Suns want 1st for Dragic

Rumors: Kanter wants out of Utah, Suns want 1st for Dragic

Let’s update the status of a couple of pending free-agents who might be on the Celtics radar. Jazz center Enes Kanter told a reporter for the Salt Lake Tribune that he wants out: But for the third-overall pick in the 2011 draft, the frustrations are about more than one night. Kanter grew tired of empty [...]

February 12, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Rumors 17

LeBron’s phony act keeps getting phonier

LeBron’s phony act keeps getting phonier

“Stop trying to find a way to FIT-OUT and just FIT-IN,” James tweeted. “Be apart of something special! Just my thoughts.” While James didn’t specifically reference any teammates in the tweet, the message was loud and clear: Time to get on board, Kevin Love. Over the past three weeks, ever since James returned from a [...]

February 9, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA 14

I have new respect for Brandon Jennings

I have new respect for Brandon Jennings

It appears Brandon Jennings is brushing up on his league history as he recovers from an Achilles tear. The above tweet about Larry Legend is one of many comments Jennings has made recently recognizing the talents of NBA greats. UPDATE: That newfound respect for Jennings is gone: (h/t Slam) [...]

February 6, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Bill Russell, Larry Bird 13

Rajon Rondo has a fractured face

Rajon Rondo has a fractured face

Remember the play where Rajon Rondo was kneed in the face by teammate Richard Jefferson? Turns out he fractured his left orbital bone and nose: Dallas Mavericks point guard Rajon Rondo has an orbital fracture in his left eye as well as a nasal fracture and will miss at least three games, the Mavericks announced [...]

February 2, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Rajon Rondo 7

Rondo takes knee to the face

Rondo takes knee to the face

Rajon Rondo went for a steal, slipped to the floor and took a knee to face from teammate Richard Jefferson when Mavs got out in transition. — Tim MacMahon (@espn_macmahon) February 1, 2015 Rajon Rondo is down on the floor with blood pouring out of his nose. — Tim MacMahon (@espn_macmahon) February 1, 2015 Ouch… [...]

January 31, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Rajon Rondo 3

Rondo, Mavs are struggling since the trade

Rondo, Mavs are struggling since the trade

It’s been about six weeks since Rajon Rondo was shipped off to Dallas. Aside from his 29 point explosion against the Celtics, Rondo and the Mavericks have struggled: The Mavs are 11-8 since Rondo’s arrival. Not bad, but a lot worse than their 19-8 record before his arrival. Their defensive rating has improved 2.3 points [...]

January 30, 2015 Chuck - Red's Army Around the NBA, Rajon Rondo 38